Kathy Berardi explains how making a short film will improve your screenwriting.
Producer Wendy Kram offers advice on what to include in your pitch, how to approach an executive and the preparation needed to succeed at a pitchfest.
Glenn M Benest explores the importance of finding a screenwriting mentor and his upcoming webinar exploring the techniques of master storyteller Tony Gilroy.
In the film business, rejection is inevitable. It’s a kick in the gut. Where you go from there is completely up to you. Discover the upside to the downside.
When you consider screenplay submissions, are you thinking your screenplay “is good enough” OR “I can’t look at it anymore, I’ll just send it out”?
After writing 16 or 17 TV pilots, Jenji Kohan became an "overnight success" when her pilot for 'Weeds' got picked up. Kohan shares her journey of creating her hit show.
Jeanne Veillette Bowerman talks to former Nickelodeon Fellowship winner, Christopher J. Moore, on why he's turning his spec scripts into novels.
Miranda Sajdak continues this year’s post-Oscar Snarkitude, pulling out the big guns and taking on a film that just dies for snark: Spotlight.
Jon James Miller advises finding the humanity in a character, especially one that society labels “evil” or a “psychopath” is essential, especially when writing true crime.
President of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, presented a poignant and often funny Master Class to the audience of screenwriters and filmmakers, moderated by Athena Film Festival co-founder Melissa Silverstein.